4 Duos élémentaires, Op.22 (Alard, Jean Delphin)


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Editor Heinrich Dessauer (1863-1917)
Publisher. Info. Mainz: Schott, Ed. 08611, n.d.[1907]. Plate 27811.
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General Information

Work Title 3 Duos élémentaires
Alternative. Title
Composer Alard, Jean Delphin
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.22
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 (later 4)
  1. in C major (Letter A)
  2. in G major (Letter B)
  3. in D major (Letter C)
  4. in B-flat major (Letter D)
First Publication. 1851 – Mainz: Schott
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation 2 Violins
Extra Information Included in the category Easy Works for Violin. Both violin parts of Nos, 1 and 2 can be played entirely in first position. Nos. 3-4 1st to 3rd.

Misc. Comments

Publication history:

3 Duos élémentaires (Hofmeister's Monatsbericht (1851), p.210)
4me Duo élémentaire (Hofmeister's Monatsbericht (1854), p.511)
Version with piano accompaniment by E. W. Ritter (Hofmeister's Monatsbericht (1891), p.78)
New edition by Heinrich Dessauer, 1907.

The duos from Alard's three sets of duos (Opp.22, 23, 27) were eventually assigned both letter designations (A to M) and book designations (1 to 12). Op.22 would be letters A to D and books 1 to 4.

Op.22 no.4 is in B-flat, as confirmed by the Royal Dutch Library's copy of the Dessauer edition of same.